Insurtech firm Neos is focused on prevention first, payouts second. Matt Poll, chief executive and founder of Neos and one of the speakers at Intelligent InsurTech Europe, which will take place in October in London, chats to Intelligent Insurer about the company’s successes so far and current goals.
The Hartford’s move to acquire its close neighbour Navigators Group has taken many by surprise—but it could make good strategic sense for the company, which can now target global growth. Its aspirations for the reinsurance side of its new business will also raise a few eyebrows in the market, as Intelligent Insurer finds.
Ryan Specialty Group has a growing presence in the marine market — a confluence of market conditions and its own strategic decisions could mean further growth, as Intelligent Insurer finds out.
Insurtech companies have a unique opportunity to engrain diversity into their businesses from an early stage, says Gareth Eggle, principal, Eggle Consulting, who will chair a panel at Intelligent InsurTECH Europe 2018.
Continental Europe is ripe for an expansion of managing general agents (MGAs) and Ryan Specialty Group (RSG) is willing to take advantage of the growth potential for niche products in the region, Michael Rice, chairman and CEO of RSG Underwriting Managers (RSGUM), and Peter McKenna, CEO of RSG Europe, tell Intelligent Insurer.
Insurer/managing general agent (MGA) Markerstudy defines itself as a digital company since embarking on a road of innovation and ultimately transformation five years ago—a journey that continues to reshape the company and which often yields some surprising results.
Insurtech, new risks and the growing involvement of the capital markets are all making the re/insurance industry more attractive to young people—and they look increasingly critical to its future. As part of a wider feature available online, Intelligent Insurer speaks to 45 young executives—all under 35—destined for success within this evolving sector.
Munich Re will target higher profits by growing its property/casualty (P&C) reinsurance business, turning around its primary insurer ERGO, taking advantage of digitisation and by cutting costs, CEO Joachim Wenning explained during the reinsurer’s second-quarter results presentation.
Regulatory issues and heightened monitoring by regulators and stakeholders are impacting bank boards in Greece, says Konstantine Antonopoulos of Matrix Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers.
On-demand insurer for the gig and sharing economy Tapoly is in talks with investors to raise £0.5 million and allow the UK-based insurtech firm to leverage the potential of artificial intelligence, CEO Janthana Kaenprakhamroy tells Intelligent Insurer.